New & Noteworthy
ANNOUNCING: Class is Cancelled tonight due to bad weather
We will reschedule the final Learning from the Masters class for Tuesday, December 17 at 5:00pm.
Fall Volunteer Opportunities
Interested in volunteering with ACT this fall? Check out our volunteer opportunities here or head to the volunteer/interns tab and learn more about volunteering with ACT.
Fall Graduated Art Classes
ANNOUNCING…ACT’s Fall 2013 Adult Art programs! From Wearable Art, to the Art of Gardening, to Choir and Movie Nights, there is something for you!! Find the schedule and registration form here -- sign up today to reserve your spot! Questions? Please e-mail or call Becky at firstname.lastname@example.org or 616-885-5866.
NEW: Volunteer Tracking System!
ACT has launched an online volunteer log for volunteers to track hours! This will let you track the hours you donate to ACT, will allow us to properly thank you, and will help ACT keep better record of volunteer hours. To register, go here. If you need help registering, call or email Katie at 616-885-5866 or email@example.com.
How Does Art Disable Disabilities?
Artists Creating Together (ACT) brings students with disabilities together with artists and art projects. Art breaks down many of emotional and psychological barriers that hold students back by building self-confidence and personal satisfaction. Art accomplishments advance learning skills, improve classroom behavior and show students that they are more self-sufficient and capable than they thought. Their new confidence produces new personal breakthroughs.
The confidence and the breakthroughs help them move from at risk students who usually drop out of school to successful young people who can make a positive contribution to our greater Grand Rapids community.
ACT is the largest non-profit organization in Michigan bringing artists, art projects, teachers and students with disabilities together. Last year, ACT helped nearly 8,500 individuals celebrate, succeed and grow with art.